Corrosion and Protection of Iron and Steel

  • Marcel Pourbaix
  • Roger W. Staehle


In this chapter, we apply the methods which have been outlined in the preceding chapters, particularly Chapters 4 (Electrochemical Equilibria) and 5 (Electrochemical Kinetics) to study the corrosion of iron and steels.


Polarization Curve Electrode Potential Stress Corrosion Polarization Resistance Cathodic Protection 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcel Pourbaix
    • 1
  • Roger W. Staehle
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre Belge d’Etude de la Corrsion CEBELCORUniversité Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Corrosion Center Department of Metallurgical EngineeringThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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